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. this time, the son-in-law. he has been brought to the united states. so, how did they find him? and what is he saying tonight? abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross has been reporting the story all day. >> reporter: in the world of al qaeda, he was the guy who married the boss' daughter, which gave him a place of prominence next to osama bin laden. but sulaiman abu ghaith never took over the family terror business and became better known as the loudmouth son-in-law. the al qaeda spokesman who proclaimed his delight in this video over the 9/11 attacks on the united states. there wasn't even a reward posted for the son-in-law on the u.s. rewards for justice terrorism website. but the cia has been tracking abu ghaith for years, according to u.s. officials, as he moved first from afghanistan to iran and then, in january, into turkey, where he was arrested based on a u.s. tip. >> once he left iranian territory and got into turkey, with very close monitoring by u.s. government agencies, he was -- his days were numbered. >> reporter: the turks then sent abu ghaith to jordan, where,
for justice on the war on terror. the son-in-law of osama bin laden has been brought here to new york city. he was in a courtroom today, very near ground zero. abc's ron claiborne tells us why and what happened. >> reporter: security was tight this morning for the arrangement -- arrangement of sulaiman abu ghaith. the husband of osama bin laden's daughter. and the first member of the terror mastermind's family to appear in a u.s. civilian court. dressed in blue inmate's clothing, he said little during the proceeding, just yes and no to several questions from the judge. his lawyer entered the "not guilty" plea on his behalf. just before and after the 9/11 attacks, abu ghaith served as an outspoken propagandist for al qaeda. the indictment said he conspired and agreed to kill americans. but the justice department decided to try him in a civilian court rather than send him to guantanamo. if abu ghaith goes on trial, it will be here at the u.s. district courthouse in lower manhattan. that courthouse, less than one mile from here. ground zero. karen greenburg was inside the courtroom. >> when you b
the terror. jtsdsr. >> the bedroom floor just collapsed and my brother-in-law is in there. he's under the house. a sink hole some 30 feet across and 100 feet deep opened up directly beneath jeff bush's bedroom. his brother tried desperately to save him. >> i jumped in the hole, tried to dig him out. i couldn't find him. i started digging and digging. the cops showed up and told me, the floor is still falling in. >> reporter: jeremy was rescued by police, but his brother is believed dead. the house condemned. the bush family said they had no idea they lived under a geological time bomb. this part of florida is known as sink hole alley. florida is riddled with them. look at these, all reported sink holes in florida since 1954. more than 3,000 since the '80s. seven other states are classified as sink hole prone, covering up to 40% of the country. sink holes form when limestone is eaten away by water, but the land above it stays in tact until it gives way. >> it burns through the rock. we're talking hundreds of thousands of years. >> reporter: the result, sink holes like this growing to t
, that this is not a nursing home, but an independent living facility, which, by law, is not licensed to provide medical care. while local police said today they are investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in this case, experts say -- >> what happened here was legal. believe it or not, we don't have to be a good samaritan. morally, we should be. >> reporter: back on the 911 call, as bayless continues to lie dying on the floor, the dispatcher tries a different tactic. >> is there anybody there that's willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> reporter: so, the second question. if a stranger had jumped in, could they have been sued? the answer -- improbable. most states have laws protecting good samaritans. lorraine bayless ended up dying in the hospital. but there is this to keep in mind -- >> the statistics are as low as 3%, just 3 out of 100 people would survive. you know, cpr, when done properly, does often result in broken ribs, so, it can be very traumatic. >> reporter: tonight, doctors tell us, just because the odds of success are low, that doesn't mean you do
this drone above 400 feet within three miles of an airport violates federal guidelines, possibly even the law. with technology improving and prices dropping, the government worries many more will be taking off. new rules are being considered, but with drones easily available, will those rules be enough to keep our skies safe? david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> and coming up, guess who's back? a big return for princess leia, next. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse wh
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